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Poster: csgo boosting Date: Nov 24, 2016 3:31pm
Forum: texts Subject: search full text of a books , csgo boosting

I am happy with the new ability to search within the text of books in the text archive, but I'm trying to figure out how to make it useful.
Question 1: If I click on an author or publisher name in a book's details page, which takes me to a results page showing all the texts that share that author/publisher/whatever, is there any way to search within the full text of just those results for a particular term?
Example:
I find an issue of Louisiana Conservationist
I think other issues of the same publication are likely to be useful.
So I click on the byline below the title
The following is in the search box:
creator:"Department of Conservation, State of Louisiana"

I've tried various ways to add a term to that search so I could search for only those issues that have a particular word, such as "gar". Everything I've tried has come up with no results, probably because "Department of Conservation, State of Louisiana" never appears inside the magazine.

I know in this case I can click on the topic link on the left that fits the search, getting me the 69 issues that might be relevant.

But what if I want to search for more than one term in the whole text archive? If I try to put 2 terms in a full-text search, even when not trying to limit it to a particular publication, the number of results is the same no matter what I change the second term to.
garfish gets 3725 results
garfish zeppelin gets 3725 results
garfish AND zeppelin AND black AND sabbath gets 3725 results
Garfish AND "black sabbath" gets 3725 results
Garfish OR "black sabbath" gets 3725 results
Also tried it with various symbols, slashes, parentheses, etc. Some things break the search, but nothing seems to narrow it.

This post was modified by Jeff Kaplan on 2016-11-24 23:31:56